As CEO of Keas Josh is responsible for driving customer demand, product engagement, and B2C and B2B monetization of the company’s offerings. With 20 years of experience in sales and marketing, Josh is a recognized leader in driving topline and valuation growth for public and private companies.
Prior to joining Keas, Josh was responsible for driving top line growth at YouSendIt, the market leader in B2B cloud collaboration. While at YouSendIt, Josh was responsible for building the team responsible for driving and accelerating growth above and beyond organic viral growth of the core file sharing business.
Prior to YouSendIt, Josh was senior vice president of strategy and business development at TicketsNow, where he was responsible for accelerating demand and top-line growth. TicketsNow sold to Ticketmaster in 2009.
Prior to TicketsNow, Josh was a general manager of e-commerce at AOL, where he led record year-over-year topline growth acceleration for AOL’s e-commerce division.
Josh has held a variety of leadership positions in business development, product marketing, product management, and corporate strategy and development. Josh began his career in corporate finance at the Chase Manhattan Bank, where he worked in the media and technology corporate finance group.
Josh is an advisor to several Silicon Valley start-ups who seek to accelerate top-line growth and develop scalable sales and marketing capabilities, including GigaOM (www.gigaom.com) the largest technology content and community site for technology professionals.
Josh earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in American History from Wesleyan University, in Middletown Connecticut.
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B.A., American History
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